Search for dissertations about: "Erik Gullberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Erik Gullberg.

  1. 1. Selection of Resistance at very low Antibiotic Concentrations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik Gullberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antibiotic resistance; Selection; Antibiotic resistant bacteria; Minimal inhibitory concentration; Heavy metals; Conjugative plasmid; ESBL; Mikrobiologi; Microbiology; Biologi med inriktning mot mikrobiologi; Biology with specialization in Microbiology; Biologi med inriktning mot molekylär evolution; Biology with specialization in Molecular Evolution;

    Abstract : The extensive medical and agricultural use and misuse of antibiotics during the last 70 years has caused an enrichment of resistant pathogenic bacteria that now severely threatens our capacity to efficiently treat bacterial infections. While is has been known for a long time that high concentrations of antibiotics can select for resistant mutants, less is known about the lower limit at which antibiotics can be selective and enrich for resistant bacteria. READ MORE